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4722d Air Defense Group

4722d Air Defense Group
[1]
Active 1956–1958
Country  United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Type Fighter Interceptor
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command

The 4722d Air Defense Group is a discontinued George Air Force Base, California, where it was discontinued in 1958.

The group was formed to provide a single command and support organization for the two Tactical Air Command (TAC) base. It was discontinued when the 327th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron was scheduled to move in 1958, leaving only a single ADC fighter squadron at George.

History

The [2] Its squadrons were then assigned directly to the 27th Air Division.[5][6]

Lineage

  • Designated as 4722d Air Defense Group and organized on 1 December 1956
Discontinued on 25 June 1958

Assignments

  • 27th Air Division, 1 December 1956 – 25 June 1958[2]

Components

  • 327th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 1 December 1956 – 25 June 1958
  • 329th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 1 December 1956 – 25 June 1958

Stations

  • George Air Force Base, California, 1 December 1956 – 25 June 1958[2]

Aircraft

  • F-86D 1956-1957
  • F-86L 1956-1957
  • F-102A 1956-1958

Commanders

  • Lt Col. Harris F. Krause, unknown - 25 Jun 1958[7]

See also

References

Notes

  1. ^ The two stripes on fuselage represent the Operations Officer's aircraft
  2. ^ a b c d Cornett & Johnson, p. 89
  3. ^ a b Mueller, pp. 188-189
  4. ^ a b Cornett & Johnson, p. 126
  5. ^ a b c Maurer, p. 403
  6. ^ a b Maurer, p. 406
  7. ^ "Abstract, History 4722 Air Defense Group, Jan-Jun 1958". Air Force History Index. Retrieved January 19, 2012. 

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